Beaufield Resources Inc. (“Beaufield” or the “Corporation”) (TSX Venture Exchange: “BFD”) is pleased to announce today the appointment of Mr. James (Jim) Gervais as an independent director of the Corporation subject to regulatory approval.
Mr. Gervais graduated from the Royal Military College of Canada in 1962 with a BSc, and attended the Royal Military College of Science (UK). He retired from the Canadian Forces as a Lieutenant General before joining the Public Service of Canada as a senior executive. General Gervais’ military career of 35 years consisted of a variety of command and staff appointments in Canada (and abroad), leading to command of the Canadian Army in 1991. He later served for 12 years as Assistant Deputy Minister to three Governors General of Canada.
Mr. Gervais is a Director on the board of Sama Resources Inc., a TSXV base metal exploration company in West Africa, and Chairman of the Canadian Corps of Commissionaires (Ottawa Division), a not‑for‑profit security firm. He also co-chairs a committee of the Institute for Canadian Citizenship involved with the integration of new Canadians into society.
Beaufield is extremely fortunate to attract Mr Gervais to its board of directors at this key point in the Corporation’s development. Mr Gervais possesses unique skills which include an appreciation and understanding of Canada’s north and its people. His combination of management skills with extensive business and government acquaintance in both Canada and internationally places Beaufield in a very strong position for the future.
Beaufield is a mineral exploration company with its exploration activity focused in Quebec. Beaufield is well positioned to advance its portfolio of exploration properties and identify other potential opportunities in the mineral exploration or development stage. The Corporation is actively exploring, well financed, has no debt and has excess work credits on its properties.